Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published in February 2018

Police Chief Threatens Arrest Over Sex Dolls

[Times of Zambia] Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has warned of stern action against anyone found in possession of sex dolls.

Stakeholders Welcome Electoral Reform Bills

[Times of Zambia] Various stakeholders have welcomed the move by the Government to present the Electoral Reform Bills to Parliament aimed at enhancing the country's democracy, saying that it has been long overdue.

Village Banking Scheme to Empower Women

[Times of Zambia] The economic matrix of saving money comes in many forms with the Village banks, which come in form of loans designed to empower people including vulnerable members of society, was a value to household economies.

Prison Runs Out of Mealie Meal

[Times of Zambia] The Choma Correctional Facility, which has a population of more than 400 inmates, has run out of mealie meal.

Fish Ban Extension Hailed

[Times of Zambia] Aquaculture Development of Zambia chairperson Fisho Mwale has welcomed the announcement by the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries to extend the fish ban period in Zambia.

Kalaba Urged to Quickly Form Political Party

[Zambia Reports] Harry Kalaba, the former Foreign Affairs Minister, is moving at a very slow pace and will take a bit of some time to make a political land mark in Zambia, one of his followers has observed.

‘Jerabos Have Bullied Lungu Into Submission’

[Zambia Reports] Civil society leader Laura Miti claims the decision by President Edgar Lungu to give Jerabos 10% operation of the Black Mountain in Kitwe shows that the Head of State was insecure.

Three Organisations Agree to Share Railway Services

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Locomotives and wagons of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara) will start operating along the authority's Dar es Salaam-Lusaka railway line in March this year.

Copperbelt University Vice Chancellor Told to Resign

[Zambia Reports] National Quality for Education of Zambia (NAQEZ) Executive Director Aaron Chansa has challenged Copperbelt University vice Chancellor Prof. Naison Ngoma to resign on moral grounds following numerous concerns raised by unionised Workers.

Agricultural Revival Lessons From Zambia

[Zimbabwe Independent] Last week, the Commercial Farmers' Union sounded said the supposedly revamped 99-year lease for Zimbabwe may not be attractive enough to lure back commercial farmers who were hounded out of Zimbabwe at the dawn of the new millenn...

Zimbabwe to Reclaim Breadbasket Status in Zambia

[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWE, formerly the breadbasket of Africa and emerging from droughts as well ruinous policies, aims to make the most of the upcoming Agritech Expo Zambia to revive its fortunes.

‘Attempt to Impeach President Lungu a Waste of Time’

[Zambia Reports] Political analyst Alex Ng'oma says it is unnecessary for Members of Parliament to move a motion to impeach President Edgar Lungu, saying he has not committed any impeachable offence.

Mealie Meal Prices Go Up

[Zambia Reports] Mealie-Meal retailers in Kitwe have increased the price of the commodity by K 5 citing high fuel prices following an upward adjustment of the commodity by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB).

Parliament Shelves Access to Information Bill

[Zambia Reports] Justice Minister Given Lubinda has ruled out the presentation of the Access to information bill and the Public Order ACT in Parliament for enactment and amendment respectively in the current sitting.

Ng’oni Warriors Steal Show

[Zambia Reports] The Nc'wala ceremony of the Ng'oni people of Eastern takes centre stage this weekend with Ng'oni warriors already stealing the show.

‘Defiant’ Lungu Travels to Rwanda

[East African] Zambia President Edgar Lungu has defied criticism against his numerous foreign trips and flown to Rwanda for a "reciprocal" two-day state visit.